Commissioner Adam Silver said "it feels like the logo is appropriate right now."
The rejection from the global superstar is a public relations disaster for the Kingdom which is trying to find its feet as it diversifies its economy.
Los Angeles Lakers extended their franchise-best road start to 8-0 on Thursday night.
The coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 65 million people and cut more than 1.5 million lives short. Here are the developments for December 3:
Lakers’ LeBron James has now won his fourth NBA Finals MVP Award with three different teams.
China's state broadcaster CCTV ends a year-long blackout of NBA games, following a tweet from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey in support of Hong Kong protests.
Antetokounmpo and James both received All-NBA First Team votes on all 100 ballots to finish with 500 points each.
NBA playoff games were called off for a second straight day following a boycott by the Milwaukee Bucks but the league is optimistic of restarting games by the weekend after players voted to continue the season.
The Raptors took a 13-point into the fourth quarter and stretched it to 22 with 9:39 to play after an 11-0 run.
Voting for all awards is based on regular season games played until March 11, when the pandemic shut down the league for four months.
NBA's 30 teams will provide $1 million annually to fund the NBA Foundation, which is being launched by the league's board of governors and the players' union.
NBA players are found Covid-19 free, in sharp contrast to a growing viral outbreak among Major League Baseball players.
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